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ElderHouse: Staying Safe and Independent in Your Own Home as You Age
ElderHouse: Staying Safe and Independent in Your Own Home as You Age Adelaide Altman 1931498113 9781931498111 The Baby Boomers are moving through the culture like the snake that swallowed the elephant. Weve passed through the hipp
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ElderHouse: Staying Safe and Independent in Your Own Home as You Age by Adelaide Altman

The Baby Boomers are moving through the culture like the snake that swallowed the elephant. Weve passed through the hippie, yippie, and yuppie stages, bringing with us the lions share of the nations economic activity. Now we are looking at our soon-to-be empty nests and getting ready to downsize. Our homes are our castles, but our castles are too big and unwieldy for the next phase of our lives. We want to replace the big white elephant with a small gem of comfort that is accessible, safe, and easily maintained.<P>Adelaide Altman has created a practical and timely guide to help prevent accidents, ensure comfort, and maintain an independent, sustainable lifestyle in your own home as you age. This could be the most exciting home renovation of your life! ElderHouse explains basic interior design elements to maximize living pleasure in a smaller living space. These homes that emphasize abilities, not disabilities.<P>Four maxims govern the design for the retrofit of your smaller, independent home: <BR>-- Begin with a dream<BR>-- Discover the fun<BR>-- Stay cool<BR>-- Be yourself<P>ElderHouse offers the basics for making the very most of the best house of all your own.

Author: Adelaide Altman

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 256

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

Publication Date: 2002-10-22

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ISBN: 1931498113


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